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Table 2 Perceived strengths of the current system of PR, Australia 2015

From: Perceived barriers to effective implementation of public reporting of hospital performance data in Australia: a qualitative study

Informant type: Consumer Provider Purchaser Total
  n = 6 n = 12 n = 16 N = 34
Potential to drive quality and safety improvements 3 4 4 10
Ability to make comparisons between providers 2 1 4 7
The existence of systems of PR 2 1 2 5
Improving transparency   1 5 5
The MyHospitals website- design and/or level of data 1   4 5
  1. PR Public reporting (of hospital performance data)
  2. Empty cell = Issue was not mentioned by that informant type
  3. Note: The data are drawn from semi-structured interviews. Missing responses do not necessarily mean that other informants did not share an opinion; rather, they might not have discussed the particular topic. Results are indicative of opinion, but not generalizable